Time is expiring and your team gets the ball out of a timeout. You’re down by one and you need a bucket to win the game.
What type of play do you run?
You run what you saw Rick Pitino run to beat Duke a few years back right?
The problem with many basketball coaches is they think that’s always the right answer. They think that running something they saw a big name coach run will give them the best open look in every situation.
The reality is, the same play doesn’t work for every team in every situation. There are a lot of things that go into what type of play will work best in the situation you are in.
In this video, Coach Stricklin breaks down how to go about determining what type of play to draw up when you are in a tight game down the stretch and you have to have an open look.